Andrew Wake | 31.05.12 03:29
HATTON PROMOTIONS 'Road To Glory' bill is close to a sell-out
more than two weeks before it takes places.
There are no more ringside
tickets available for the show, the last few being sold just 24
hours after it was announced that VIP tickets had gone
Hatton Promotions CEO Ricky
Hatton is confident that all 4,300 tickets will be shifted in the
The talent stacked card is
Hatton Promotions biggest so far, and there will be even larger
events later th...
Andrew Wake | 30.05.12 05:27
Audley Harrison's decision to call out British and Commonwealth
champion David Price this week looks to have paid instant
The former Olympic gold medallist staked his claim for a shot at
the domestic crown after he stopped Ali Adams in four rounds at the
weekend and Price's promoter Frank Maloney has said that it is a
fight that can be made.
"It's a fight we're interested in," Maloney admitted.
"We're looking to get in contact with him.
"There are a number of ...
Andrew Wake | 30.05.12 05:23
Jean Pascal is looking to give the Montreal boxing scene a shot
in the arm by winning another world title.
Carl Froch's stunning knockout of Lucian Bute at the weekend was
a major hit for boxing in Canada but Quebec's second best known
fighter hopes to bring some pride back to the region when he
challenges IBF champion Tavouris Cloud.
The will clash at the Bell Centre in Montreal on August 11 in a
co-promotion between Don King and Yvon Michel.
"I want to thank Tavoris Cloud fo...
Andrew Wake | 29.05.12 11:24
Amir Khan is still sieving over the drugs scandal which put paid
to his rematch with Lamont Peterson and is calling for all his
future opponents to undergo testing for PEDs.
Peterson was forced out of the fight, which should have taken
place on May 19 in Las Vegas, after it emerged that he had failed
not one but two random tests for a banned substance.
Khan is now preparing to face Danny Garcia for the WBC
light-welterweight crown in July and revealed that the American
Andrew Wake | 29.05.12 09:28
ADAM ETCHES and Scott Jenkins
hope that boxing on Hatton Promotions 'Road To Glory' bill will be
a stepping stone towards their first professional
The unbeaten Sheffield pair
will be in action at Manchester Velodrome on Saturday
One of the show's big
attractions sees Scott Quigg challenge Rendall Munroe for the
vacant interim WBA super-bantamweight crown.
But unbeaten middleweight
Etches hopes chalking up his eighth straight professional win w...
Andrew Wake | 29.05.12 09:26
HATTON PROMOTIONS latest overseas star Zhanat Zhakiyanov is
closing in on the European bantamweight title.
'The Kazakh Kid' is the
number one contender for the EBU belt and expects to become
mandatory challenger after the vacant title fight between Bristol's
Lee Haskins and Stephane Jamoye.
Zhakiyanov, 24, scored his
18th win in 19 fights at the weekend knocking out useful
Timur Shailezov in three rounds.
It was his 11th
inside the distance win, and the last pu...
Andrew Wake | 29.05.12 09:22
The career of former WBO welterweight champion is sadly over
after a motorcycle accident on Sunday.
The American, who was set to face Saul Alvarez for the WBC
light-middleweight title in September, was thrown from his bike and
suffered damage to his spinal cord.
Not only will the injury end his boxing career, it could also
mean that he is paralysed from the waist down for the rest of his
George Peterson, Williams' manager, revealed that his fighter is
unlikely to walk a...
Andrew Wake | 29.05.12 08:50
Johnny Tapia, the five-time boxing champion whose turbulent
career was marked by cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and
run-ins with the law, was found dead on Sunday at his
Authorities were called to the house at about 7:45 p.m,
spokesman Robert Gibbs said. The death didn't appear to be
suspicious, he said.
Tapia won five championships in three weight classes, winning
the WBA bantamweight title, the IBF and WBO junior bantamweight
titles and the IBF ...
Andrew Wake | 29.05.12 08:44
Audley Harrison has
announced he is seeking endorsement from the British Boxing Board
of Control, to be the next challenger for the British heavyweight
Fresh from his clinical
fourthround dismantling of Ali Adams to
become International Masters champion, Audley expressed his
excitement and determination to get back to training and plans to
resume training as soon as he arrives home in California later this
Harrison said: "I know
after the Haye fight peopl...
Andrew Wake | 28.05.12 05:22
HATTON PROMOTIONS mega 'Road To
Glory' bill is the hottest ticket in boxing.
It looks a certainty that the show
at Manchester Velodrome on June 16 will be a complete 4300
All of the VIP ringside tickets
have now been sold, there are very few ringsides left and while
other price ranges are available they're selling fast.
The bumper card is Hatton
Promotions biggest so far, and there are even larger events are
planned later this year.
Four big fights feature on the...